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Information Products Team, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Baker Library 

Knowledge and Library Services, Harvard Business School

(Part-time; no benefits)

 

This is a hybrid position that consists of digital production, copy editing, business research and writing. Please send your resume with a cover letter that speaks specifically to your skills, experience and aptitude for the below tasks.  

 

 

Key Responsibilities

Digital Production/Publishing

  • Produce digital products (newsletters, web pages) using multiple platforms & formats  (Silverpop/IBM Engage, CMS, HTML)
  • Perform photo and graphical editing (ex: selecting and sizing images for newsletters & web pages)
  • Troubleshoot technical & access issues by working with the vendor, HBS & HU departments, Baker Library content creators/curators

 

Copy editing/Proofreading/Production

  • Organize & execute the final stages of the information products life cycle, including formatting (MS Word template), proofing/copy editing (based on the product style guide), the delivery of products for publishing, and archiving.

 

Business Research & Writing

  • Leverage the holdings of Baker Library's digital collections and third party databases/information sources in the creation of information products
  • Research, curate, and synthesize content for business topics, industries or companies
  • Business writing: clearly and concisely develop your research findings into new information resources, including  bibliographic essays, company overviews and other products

 

Basic Qualifications (Required for this position):

  • Master's degree or equivalent graduate education in Library/Information Science or other relevant discipline. 
  • Minimum 5 years of professional-level experience in information research or digital production.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the use of common tools (ex: content management systems, curation and publishing tools, e-marketing tools) for information access, management, analysis, and presentation.
  • Pro-actively participate and clearly communicate in multi-step, multi-person production processes
  • Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; a superb team player

 

Additional Qualifications (Preferred Skills, Experience, Credentials) needed for this position:

  • Experience with the following curation and publishing tools: Zotero, Feedly, Silverpop (IBM/Engage), EzPublish
  • Ability to take initiative and thrive in an evolving and collaborative environment and produce timely, high quality results
  • Ability to thrive in an evolving and collaborative environment and produce timely, high quality results

 

 

Schedule: 10-17 hours per week
Salary: Hourly rate dependent on qualifications and experience

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to David Yahoodik at dyahoodik@psgstaffing.com.

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